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Hockey (Men): National Hockey Stadium, Bukit Jalil


Situated in the midst of the National Sports Complex in Bukit Jalil, 1.5 km away from the Homes Village, the construction for the venue was completed ahead of schedule and has already hosted the 9th Men's Hockey World Cup Qualifiers in March 1997. The stadium features two astroturf system 90 pitches and has a seating capacity for 12,000 (covered) and a seating capacity for 2,000 (1,000 covered) respectively.

The participants who were present to witness the tournament were impressed with the state-of-the-art facilities available.

Facilities include press room, interview room, changing rooms, dressing rooms, massage room, meeting room, and locker room. Ultra-modern public system has been installed.

The stadium is serviced by the LRT system where the station is located about 100 yards away.

Training and Warm-Up Venue
The stadium will also be used as the training and warm-up venue.


Hockey (Women): Kuala Lumpur Hockey Stadium, Pantai


The Kuala Lumpur Hockey Stadium at Pantai Baharu, located 16 km away from the HOmes Village is designated as the venue for women's hockey. The stadium features two dessoturf system pitches that conform to FIH's specifications. Both pitches are within walking distance from each another.

The main pitch has a seating capacity for 2,450 (covered) and 1,500 (uncovered). The second pitch has been arranged for a temporary seating of 400.

A three-storey administration block, located adjacent to the main pitch will house facilities and rooms for VIPs, tournament director, press, electronic data processing, secretariat, interviews, security, umpires, meeting, as well as storage and cafeteria.

The stadium and the administration block is being upgraded with the installation of floodlights.

Training and Warm-Up Venue
The two pitches will also be used as training and warm-up pitches. A training schedule has been drawn and teams are expected to adhere to this schedule.


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